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Community Happenings

A list of events offered by other groups that support a local food system, healthy environment and community.

Take a look at some of the exciting events offered by other groups in the region.

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Seeking Farm Coordinator in South Seattle
WHO: Alleycat Acres
WHAT: We are hiring a part-time, seasonal staff member to help launch the new Wetmore Community Farm in Rainier Valley. Seeking individuals with a strong connection to the neighborhood to lead volunteers at weekly garden gatherings, coordinate community outreach, and learn organic farming on the job!
WHEN: July-Nov
WHERE: 3402 Wetmore Ave S
MORE INFO: alleycat-acres.org/job-postings

Harvest Against Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates

WHO: Rotary First Harvest

WHAT: Interested in agriculture, food justice, or food waste? Want to make a difference serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and increase the healthy food accessible to food insecure populations? Serve with Rotary First Harvests Harvest Against Hunger (HAH) program to reduce food waste while alleviating hunger. Since 2009, HAH has placed over 115 AmeriCorps VISTA members with 45 host site organizations, to engage with over 25,000 volunteers, and recover over 5 million pounds of fresh healthy produce for families in need across the country.

WHEN: June 11- August 18, 2018

WHERE: 12 sites across the state of Washington: Maple Valley, Whidbey Island, Everett, Leavenworth, Olympia, Colville, Spokane, Walla Walla, Port Angeles, Mt, Vernon, Puyallup, and Seattle!

COST: Earn a biweekly living allowance of $472.22 (based on the rate of poverty in the community). Upon completion of service term, earn an Education Award of $1,252! 

MORE INFO:  In order to apply for this position, you must fill out an application on the AmeriCorps portal: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista/joinamericorpsvista then apply for the above service opportunity. We prioritize local candidates (WA state residents) and early applicants; please apply before May 15. Additional program information can be found on our website: https://www.firstharvest.org/hah-vista-summer-associates/ 

Please direct any questions to Daniel Pologe, at daniel@firstharvest.org, or by calling 206.686.1480.

 

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